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Meet Tamia Davis (’22) and Raevianna Davis (’21): developing communications professionals

by Debayudh Chatterjee, Graduate Assistant, HPRC Meet Raevianna Davis and Tamia Miller, English majors nearing graduation and former ATLAS interns who worked with the HPRC. Raevianna came to the University of Illinois from Quincy, Illinois. She was drawn to studying English because she was looking for something versatile that would not limit her job prospects. […]

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Humanities Majors and Business?

Check out this ad for an internship at Synchrony in the University of Illinois Research Park. The job title is a mouthful: Synchrony Emerging Technology Intern (Business, Marketing, Consulting). It gets shortened to “Business etc.” in the ad itself. Much of the ad may sound like white noise, if you haven’t already worked in business. […]

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Nothing or Anything?

“Oh, you can do ANYTHING with that major!” people will tell you. It’s more encouraging than the vast abyss of “What are you going to do with THAT major?” but it’s not that helpful. Neither “oh, anything!” or “ew, nothing!” gives the bewildered humanities major a path forward. And yet — the paths exist. There […]

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Should I Double Major?

We hear this question a lot. And then the follow-up question: What would make the best second major? The answer is: maybe? (and then, “best” how?) It helps to know why you’re thinking about a second major. Here are some good reasons: “I took a few courses in [major] and really enjoyed them, so I […]

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